Presented by Dignity Memorial

Key Considerations for Working with Survivors of Suicide Loss

Suicide is now among the top 4 causes of death for some age groups in the United States and the 11th cause of death in the entire US population, leaving many bereaved survivors, including children and teens, in need of informed grief support and guidance. Join Joanne Harpel, President of Coping After Suicide, to learn the most prevalent grief reactions of suicide loss survivors; how suicide bereavement is similar yet different from other traumatic loss; how suicide loss may affect family systems; and strategies for effective grief support.

On demand through November 13, 2024
Length: 90 minutes
Continuing Education: 1.5 CE hours included with registration. 
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Expert Panelist:

Joanne L. Harpel, MPhil, CT, JD, is the President of Coping After Suicide, the President and CEO of Rethink The Conversation, and the former longtime Senior Director for Public Affairs and Postvention for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She holds a JD from the NYU School of Law, masters from Cambridge University, and a BA from Amherst College. Read more.

Jillian Blueford, PhD, LPC, NCC, CT (moderator) is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the school counseling program at the University of Denver, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado, and is certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying, and Bereavement. Over the years, Dr. Blueford has provided grief counseling to individuals of all backgrounds in various settings, including schools, outpatient facilities, and currently in private practice in the Denver area. Read more.
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